The Best Concealed Carry Guns of 2024

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BEST CONCEALED CARRY GUNS FOR 2024   Why Are These the Best Concealed Carry Guns of 2024? Remember how we put together that big list of the '50 Best Concealed Carry Guns in 2023' last year? Well, after going through all your comments…
Springfield Hellcat vs Hellcat Pro

Springfield Hellcat Vs Hellcat Pro

Hellcat vs Hellcat Pro: Which One Should You Buy? Exactly what makes the Hellcat Pro…”Pro”?  It seems Springfield thinks a bigger Hellcat is more professional. Here’s a maxim with which most people agree: Bigger guns shoot…
Taurus GX4 Profile

Taurus GX4 Review (With Pictures)

Taurus GX4 Review Introduction Is the Taurus GX4 The Best Concealed Carry Gun For The Money? The Taurus GX4 is a very small gun and carries 11+1 rounds of 9mm. No Taurus GX4 review would be complete without talking about how Taurus positioned…
Ruger Max-9 Review

Ruger Max-9 Review (With Video)

Ruger Max-9 Review   Is This Ruger’s Best Pistol Yet? Is this the best pistol Ruger has ever built? The answer to that question depends on your plans for this pistol. The Ruger Max-9…

Glock 48 MOS Review (With Pictures)

Glock 48 MOS Review The Glock 48 was an excellent idea. The Glock 19 has been the standard-bearer for the Glock series pistols for decades now. While it's the perfect height and length for many, the gun found itself to be a chubby little fella.…
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Glock 43X MOS Review (With Pictures)

Glock 43x MOS Review The Glock 43X is the reverse stretch of Glock pistols. Glock took the wildly successful Glock 43 pistol and stretched the grip to accommodate a newer 10 round magazine. The Glock 43X became a very popular concealed carry…
Taurus G3C next to Sig P365

Taurus G3C VS Sig P365: Is It Worthit?

This video goes into detail about the differences of these two pistols. There's even slow motion video to show recoil. Taurus G3C VS Sig P365   Neither of these great pistols will do…
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Taurus G3c Review (With Pictures)

Taurus G3c Review Can You Trust It For Concealed Carry? Today we’re looking at the new Taurus G3c and we’re going to answer some very important questions about this budget pistol. Is it reliable? What’s the level of quality? …
Best Concealed Carry Handguns

The 50 Best Concealed Carry Guns in 2023 (with pictures)

Best Concealed Carry Guns 2023 Why Are These The Best Concealed Carry Guns of 2023? (Click here to see our list of the Best Concealed Carry Guns of 2024) These are the hottest selling and best concealed carry guns on the market. Tens of thousands…
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Sig P365 in 2023: Still the Best?

Is the Sig P365 Still the Best Handgun For Concealed Carry in 2023? That's a big question to ask and we've got a long answer. The P365 premiered in 2018 and was unlike any gun we'd ever seen before. It was the size of a single stack 9mm with…
Springfield Hellcat vs Sig P365

Springfield Hellcat vs Sig P365

Springfield Hellcat vs Sig P365 A Comprehensive Analysis Yo are probably asking yourself why would we do a Springfield Hellcat vs Sig p365 review. Well, I remember holding the P365 when it premiered at SHOT show and thinking this is going…
Sig P365 XL VS Glock 43X.

Sig P365 XL vs Glock 43X (with pictures)

Sig P365 XL vs Glock 43X A Comprehensive Analysis We are living in the Golden Age of concealed carry pistols with the Sig P365 XL vs Glock 43X. Never has there been a better time to be shopping for a concealed carry handgun. That being…

Sig P365 XL vs Sig P365 (with pictures)

Sig P365 XL vs Sig P365 A Comprehensive Analysis Without a doubt, the SIG P365 has revolutionized the small gun. It’s an ultra-concealable pocket rocket that packs 10 rounds where most guns can only pack 6. It’s small size and high capacity…
Sig P320 XCOMPACT Review

Sig P320 XCOMPACT Review (with pictures)

Sig P320 XCOMPACT Review The SIG P320 could have just been another Glock wannabe. It would have been a perfectly fine, and perfectly capable striker-fired pistol in full-sized, compact, and subcompact models. Chamber them in the big 3 self-defense…
Glock 43X VS Glock 43

Glock 43X VS Glock 43 (with pictures)

Glock 43X vs Glock 43 Are you deciding between the Glock 43X vs 43? We will compare and do a Glock 43x review vs the Glock 43 review to help you decide between 43x vs 43.  Glock can often be a step behind the concealed carry market for better…
Glock 48 VS Glock 19

Glock 48 vs Glock 19 (with pictures)

Glock 48 vs Glock 19: A Detailed Review Oh Glock, at one point everyone proclaimed the Glock 19 was the perfect concealed carry gun. Now perfect is relative as its a rather large gun compared to a pocket pistol like the Ruger LCR. However,…
Glock 48 vs Glock 43X

Glock 48 vs Glock 43X (with pictures)

Glock 48 vs Glock 43X Glock blew our minds when they added more Slimline Pistols to their lineup with the Glock 48 and Glock 43X. More Glocks to choose from is always a good thing. Glock has always been slow with introducing new guns, but…
Sig P238 vs Springfield 911

Sig P238 VS Springfield 911

SIG P238 vs Springfield 911 A Holistic Comparison What a time it is to be alive and be a concealed carrier. At this point in the great concealed carry phenomenon, there are guns out there for every person of every size. There is no excuse…
Walther PPQ VS HK VP9 Debate

Walther PPQ vs HK VP9 (with pictures)

Walther PPQ vs HK VP9 A Detailed Review The world is filled with plastic fantastics. Plastic fantastic is an often affectionate name given to polymer frame, double stack, striker-fired guns that are usually 9mm, but 40 S&W also qualifies.…

Glock 43 vs Sig P365 (with pictures)

Glock 43 vs Sig P365 A Detailed Review Sig’s Fat Mag vs Glock’s Single Stack  The Glock 43 vs Sig P365 are two of the most popular concealed carry pistols on the market. Which one do you have? The Sig P365 is a new category of pistol…
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Glock 17 vs Sig P320 (with pictures)

Glock 17 vs Sig P320 A Detailed Comparison Have you heard of the Glock 17 vs Sig P320 debate? The current handgun market is really based around the polymer framed, striker-fired pistol, most often in 9mm.  Why?  Because of the mighty…
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Walther PPS M2 vs S&W Shield M2.0

PPS M2 VS Shield M2.0  Which Is Better For Concealed Carry? Smith and Wesson sold well over 1,000,000 M&P Shields. The latest version - S&W Shield M2.0 - is even better. It’s that darn good. Walther engineered one of the highest-rated…

Glock G45 VS Glock G19X (with pictures)

Glock G45 VS Glock G19X What's the difference between the Glock G45 vs Glock G19X? Glock has been releasing a ton of new pistols lately. Two of them (the Glock G45 vs Glock G19X) are very similar. Are you deciding between them? Both are…
Would you choose the Glock 19 over the Glock 26 for concealed carry

Glock 19 vs Glock 26 (with pictures)

Glock 19 vs Glock 26 A True Sibling Rivalry Glock has a well-rounded lineup of thoroughbreds in their stable between the Glock 19 vs Glock 26. There’s no doubt of that. But suppose you had to pick just one horse to take on a journey. Which…
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3 Things to Do When You Can’t Carry

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More and more often, as I do what “adults” do—I go into places where carrying a firearm is not permitted. I can't carry in places like the courthouse, the doctor’s office (one in particular that had a metal detector), the hospital, etc. You…

2 Ways to Prevent Negligent Discharges

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2 Ways to Prevent Negligent Discharges Unfortunately, there are still instances happening of accidental discharges—even in 2018. Which is why all of us need to continue to preach gun safety. But I have two ways to help prevent negligent discharges,…

7 Things to Keep in Your Gun Range Bag

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7 Things to Keep in Your Gun Range Bag Have you ever trekked to the gun range only to discover you forgot something you wish you had brought? Yeah. Me too. Well, here’s a list of things to permanently keep in your gun range bag so that doesn’t…

Best Concealed Carry Ammunition

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The Best Concealed Carry Self-Defense Ammunition I know that many of you rush to the nearest store when it has a sale on ammo. In fact, I have done it myself. There’s not ever been a time when I’ve heard anyone say, “I have too many bullets.”…

The Utility of a Second Concealed Carry Weapon

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The Utility of a Second Concealed Carry Weapon I’m always writing about how I carry seasonally, well… that’s one of the few reasons why it’s useful to have at least a second concealed carry weapon. Now, I don’t know many people who…

4 Things to Know When You Conceal Carry a Revolver

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How to Conceal Carry a Revolver? As someone who carries a revolver 6-8 months out the year, I’ve learned quite a few things on how to conceal carry a revolver. For me, a .38 special S&W snub-nose is my summer carry (which I’ve talked…

6 Tips to Support the Firearms Community

6 Tips to Support the Firearms Community Unfortunately, there are two very different divisions in society when it comes to firearms, those who are for, and those who are against. With the explosion of social media and the continued tragedies…

Top 5 Things to Not Do as a Concealed Carrier

Being a concealed carrier is a responsibility and requires that when we do that we conduct ourselves differently than we otherwise would. We talked about situational awareness where the focus is to remain aware, but here I want to emphasize…

5 Pains Concealed Carriers Experience

5 Pains Concealed Carriers Experience For concealed carriers, you may already be all-too-familiar with the aches and pains that come with carrying your gun every day. Which, if you carry every day, Excellent! Proud of you! Now, the pains we…

Concealed Carry Frequently Asked Questions

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Concealed Carry: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) There are always questions that I field when talking with people in my community. Here’s a gigantic list to send to all your friends who always have a question about concealed carry with links…

Verbal Defense and De-escalation: 3 Methods

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Verbal Defense and De-escalation We have talked, some, about situational preparedness in another post. Now, I want to explain a little about some of the things you should try first before even drawing your weapon: verbal defense and de-escalation. Lawyers…

What to Do When Pulled Over

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What to Do When Pulled Over as a Concealed Carrier? I realize that getting pulled over can stress just about anyone out. But for a concealed carrier, it can be even more stressful because there’s a gun in the vehicle. In fact, being stressed…
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4 Situations You Need Concealed Carry Practice

4 Situations in Which Carrying a Gun can Protect you and Why you need Practice? When we practice to conceal carry it is important to not just simply point our weapons downrange, aim, and fire. We also need to prepare for events, encounters,…

Travel Awareness & the "Gray Man" Concept

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Travel Awareness & the "Gray Man" Concept When I did my concealed carry holster training one of the key things I was taught and cautioned was this: people live in three levels of awareness and you should be a gray man. 3 Colors of Situational…
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How to Teach Your Daughter to Shoot: 5 Steps

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How to Teach Your Daughter to Shoot: 5 Steps Do you teach your daughter many lessons? Many of you are parents—and some of you have daughters. My step-father once told me about the birth of his only child, my stepsister, that when the doctor…

Best Gun Malfunction Practice Drills

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Going to the range or running a tactical course is one thing (that we all don’t get enough of), but another thing we all could use is incorporating gun malfunction practice. In the real world, if we have to draw our weapon in self-defense,…
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When to Use Your CCW in Defense of Others

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First, let me remind you guys that I am not a lawyer and these are strictly my personal opinions based on my own morals, training, and interpretation of the law while using my own concealed carry holsters (CCW). This is not intended to be a…

How Often Should You Change Your Carry Ammo?

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How often do you change your carry ammo? Most people probably don’t change out their CCW loads enough. But one thing you should keep in mind is that primers and powder are susceptible to extreme heat, cold, and moisture. The ammo you keep…

5 Reasons Gun Culture is Not a Fad

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There is more than meets the eye when it comes to gun culture in the United States. Gun culture help keep us, the citizens of the U.S., safe. Here are a few reasons you may want to keep this gun culture alive: 1. An armed population is a…
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Congressman Womack (AR) Tours Clinger Holsters

On August 8th of this year, Congressman Steve Womack took a tour of Clinger Holsters' manufacturing facility located in Van Buren, Arkansas. While CEO, Chris Tedder, showed him the newly designed manufacturing gun holster lines, Steve Womack…
IWB Hinge Holster for Glock 36

Choosing a Concealed Carry Holster

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There are easily thousands of different holsters to choose from when it comes to concealed carry. So how in the world do you decide on your next concealed carry holster? Well here are a few strategies to help you: 1. When choosing a concealed…

Concealed Carry vs Open Carry

Open carrying a pistol does not mean you are asking for trouble. However, there are a few things you need to be aware of between a concealed carry vs open carry if you decide to carry openly and use one of the many gun holsters available on…

3 Ways to Empower Your Lady to Concealed Carry

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The majority of people who have a concealed carry license are men; I get that. But, more and more women are getting interested in firearms and self-defense. It’s normal to want your lady, mother, aunt, sister, daughter, etc. to learn to…

10 Ways to Improve Your Shooting

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#1. Improve your shooting with routine practice Are you looking to improve your shooting? Well, how many times have you been to the range this month? Or in the last three months? I’ll be honest, I haven’t been to the range since February…